JVC Xtreme Xplosives Earphones Review – The Best In-ear Earphones with Great Bass

I got myself a pair of JVC Xtreme Xplosives earphones to replace a pair of broken Sony’s, and I’m very pleased with my purchase. At $20 or so, these earphones handily beat competitors costing 5 times as much, and are the best in-ear earphones with great bass that I’ve found. When I first opened up the packaging, the earphones looked much bulkier than what I was used to with my previous pair of Sony earphones. Once you wear them though,

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How To Solve Windows 7 Activation Error 0x8007232B DNS Name does not exist

If you’re trying to activate Windows 7, and are faced with the following error: Error Code: 0x8007232B Description: DNS Name does not exist You can try this to solve the problem. Search for “cmd”, then right-click on “cmd.exe” and choose to “Run as adminstrator” (this is important!) Then type these: slmgr.vbs -ipk [Your Windows 7 Product Key with the dashes] slmgr.vbs -ato That should work and activate your copy of Windows 7.

Logitech K750 Review – Best Wireless Keyboard Review

I was using the Logitech K340 keyboard for around a year. Back then, the Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 was not released yet. While the K340 keyboard was great at the start, after some time the keys would get stuck. E.g. I would be pressing down on the backspace key, and it would remain stuck, deleting not just a couple of characters, but the entire line of text. Needless to say, this was infuriating. So I went around, looking for

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Difference Between Integer Types in MySQL and Their Max Values

In MySQL, there are 5 different integer types, and each type allows for different integer value sizes. In addition, each type can be signed or unsigned. If your value is always positive, then you can make your integer type unsigned. The following table shows the values that different integer types (signed/unsigned) can hold: Integer Type Start Value End Value TINYINT -128 127 TINYINT (Unsigned) 0 256 SMALLINT -32,768 32,767 SMALLINT (Unsigned) 0 65,535 MEDIUMINT -8,388,608 8,388,607 MEDIUMINT (Unsigned) 0 16,777,215

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How To Clean A Squeaky Laptop or Computer Keyboard

I have a Logitech keyboard that was acting up on me and squeaking when I type on it. It got so bad that I couldn’t take it anymore and went to find a way. Turns out that there’s a pretty cheap way to fix squeaky keyboards. The solution? Silicone spray (Get it from Amazon). Silicone spray is pretty fantastic and is super slippery and non-reactive. So besides your keyboard, it can lubricate almost anything. It works especially well on porous

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How To Solve The Problem Of Always Having To Log On To A Network Drive In Windows

If you try to map a network drive in Windows, and use different user credentials, you’ll realise that you’ll need to always type in the username and password every single session. If you shut down your computer everyday, that means you’ll need to do this on a daily basis. This is horrible too, if you have programs that automatically try to connect to your network drive, as it’ll most likely just fail. The official solution from Microsoft is to make

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How To Open All Mailto Links With GMail Automatically in Firefox

The great thing about Firefox is that it has a built-in option to set mailto links to open up in GMail. That means you don’t have to stick with Outlook or Thunderbird or any of the desktop programs. To change your mailto handler in Firefox, just go to Tools > Options > Applications tab, and then type “mailto” into the search box. Next, click on the drop-down menu and select Gmail. Now, any hyperlinked email address that you click in

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